Kylie Top 30: #1 “Spinning Around”

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Song: Spinning Around Album: Light Years (2000) As we arrive at this poll’s pole position, we must start at the very bottom, Kylie’s bottom that is. For as the video for “Spinning Around” begins, it’s a perky posterior we see first, peaking out from gold lamé hot pants. It takes a moment before we realize, ...

Kylie Top 30: #2 “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head”

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Song: Can’t Get You Out Of My Head Album: Fever (2001) “La la la / la la lala la” has got to be the greatest chorus of any song of all time. While Light Years brought Kylie back to the disco, Fever brought her to the disco of the future, and “Can’t Get You Out ...

Kylie Top 30: #3 “I Should Be So Lucky”

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Song: I Should Be So Lucky Album: Kylie (1988, single released 1987) While “The Loco-Motion” was the first song from Kylie, “I Should Be So Lucky” was really the first original single Kylie the Pop Star, and what an introduction it is. Kylie is all wistful and dreamy about a love that she should be ...

Kylie Top 30: #4 “Come Into My World”

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Song: Come Into My World Album: Fever (2001, single released 2002) As the fourth single from the massively successful Fever, “Come Into My World” should have been no big deal. But with a Michel Gondry-directed video, a Fischerspooner remix, and a stunning Metropolis-inspired live performance that opened her set during the Fever2002 tour, this song ...

Kylie Top 30: #5 “Slow”

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Song: Slow Album: Body Language (2003) After two albums of galactic disco fever, Kylie takes things down a notch. “Slow” announced a more subtle approach to the dancefloor, and one of the most thoughtful and high-concept albums of her career. Co-written by Icelandic musician Emiliana Torrini, UK producer Dan Carey, and Kylie herself, the melody ...

Kylie Top 30: #6 “Better The Devil You Know”

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Song: Better The Devil You Know Album: Rhythm of Love (1990) There is one song that is played every Saturday night at half past midnight in London’s biggest gay club, G.A.Y., and that song is “Better The Devil You Know,” the first single from Kylie’s third album. On Rhythm of Love, Kylie tries to break ...

Kylie Top 30: #7 “On A Night Like This”

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Song: On A Night Like This Album: Light Years (2000) “Don’t say it’s like a fantasy,” goes the opening line, but that’s exactly what this song is. Kylie was not the first to sing “On A Night Like This,” but she’s effectively the last. The fantastical space age disco sound and the whispered sweet nothings ...

Kylie Top 30: #8 “I Believe In You”

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Song: I Believe In You Album: Ultimate Kylie (2004) One of two new songs for Ultimate Kylie, the second official (or third if you count Hits +) best of collection, “I Believe In You” was one of two songs Kylie co-wrote with the Scissor Sisters (the other, “White Diamond,” would lend its title to the ...